Top News Stories from Around the US and World

Top News Stories from Around the US and World

Top News Stories from Around the US and World





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  • Trump warns Iran to ‘never, ever threaten’ U.S. or suffer consequences
    U.S. President Donald Trump warned Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Sunday not to threaten the United States or face the consequences, hours after Rouhani told Trump that hostile policies toward Tehran could lead to "the mother of all wars." ... Keep on reading...
    Source: Reuters Top News
  • Mortgage, Groupon and card debt: how the bottom half bolsters U.S. economy
    By almost every measure, the U.S. economy is booming. But a look behind the headlines of roaring job growth and consumer spending reveals how the boom continues in large part by the poorer half of Americans fleecing their savings and piling up debt. ... Keep on reading...
    Source: Reuters Top News
  • Gunman dead after shooting 14, killing one, in Toronto: Canadian police
    Fourteen people, including a young girl, were shot near downtown Toronto, police in Canada's biggest city said on Sunday, with one person killed and the gunman also dead. ... Keep on reading...
    Source: Reuters Top News
  • Mexican leftist appeals to ‘anti-establishment’ Trump, seeks NAFTA deal
    Mexican President-elect Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador sent U.S. President Donald Trump a letter urging a swift end to NAFTA negotiations and suggesting the leaders could work well together due to their shared anti-establishment style, Mexican officials said on Sunday. ... Keep on reading...
    Source: Reuters Top News
  • Gunman dead after shooting nine, including girl, in Toronto: Canadian police
    Nine people, including a young girl, were shot near downtown Toronto, police in Canada's biggest city said on Sunday, and the gunman was dead. ... Keep on reading...
    Source: Reuters Top News
  • Nine people shot at in Toronto, gunman dead: Canadian police
    Nine people, including a young girl, were shot near downtown Toronto, police in the eastern Canadian city said on Sunday, and the gunman was dead. ... Keep on reading...
    Source: Reuters Top News
  • At least 10, including a child, shot in Toronto: Canadian media
    At least 10 people, including a child, were shot in Toronto on Sunday and the gunman was dead, Canadian news agencies reported. ... Keep on reading...
    Source: Reuters Top News
  • Asian stocks ease, dollar near two-week lows on Trump comments
    Asian shares dipped on Monday on fears of more protectionist measures from the United States while the dollar declined against major currencies after U.S. President Donald Trump criticized the Federal Reserve's tightening policy. ... Keep on reading...
    Source: Reuters Top News
  • Dollar dips, stocks slip on Trump remarks
    The dollar declined on Monday against major currencies to its lowest in more than two weeks after U.S. President Donald Trump criticized the Federal Reserve's tightening policy, while stocks slipped on fears of further trade protectionist measures. ... Keep on reading...
    Source: Reuters Top News
  • Senators push sanctions to send Putin election meddling warning
    A pair of prominent Republican U.S. senators said on Sunday that the United States must move promptly to prepare new sanctions against Russia to discourage interference in upcoming elections. ... Keep on reading...
    Source: Reuters Top News
  • Mexico president-elect writes Trump, urging swift conclusion to NAFTA talks
    Mexican President-elect Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador sent U.S. President Donald Trump a letter calling for a swift conclusion to NAFTA negotiations and pledging his wish to reset relations between the two countries, Mexican officials said on Sunday. ... Keep on reading...
    Source: Reuters Top News
  • Deadly Missouri duck boat to be raised, most survivors leave hospital
    The duck boat that sank in a Missouri lake last week, killing 17 people, was set to be raised on Monday and taken to a secure facility as part of a federal investigation into one of deadliest U.S. tourist accidents for years. ... Keep on reading...
    Source: Reuters Top News
  • Mondelez voluntarily recalls some U.S. Ritz cracker products
    Mondelez Global LLC has voluntarily begun recalling some Ritz Cracker sandwiches and Ritz Bits products over concern that they may include an ingredient tainted with Salmonella. ... Keep on reading...
    Source: Reuters Top News
  • White House to showcase U.S. products as trade battles loom
    U.S. President Donald Trump will showcase American-made products ranging from beef jerky and cowboy boots to the Lockheed Martin Corp F-35 fighter jet on Monday, as his administration wages trade battles on a series of fronts. ... Keep on reading...
    Source: Reuters Top News
  • Police name murder suspect in Los Angeles store hostage standoff
    Los Angeles police named a 28-year-old man on Sunday as the suspect who took hostages and barricaded himself for three hours inside a Trader Joe's grocery store in which he fatally shot a woman. ... Keep on reading...
    Source: Reuters Top News
  • Senators push sanctions to send Putin message on election interference
    A pair of prominent Republican U.S. senators said on Sunday that the United States needs to prepare new sanctions against Russia to discourage interference in upcoming elections. ... Keep on reading...
    Source: Reuters Top News
  • Trump says his campaign was spied upon illegally, offers no evidence
    U.S. President Donald Trump said on Sunday that documents released by the FBI relating to a former adviser's ties to Russia showed that his campaign for the 2016 presidential election had been illegally spied upon by U.S. law enforcement, but offered no evidence to support his assertion. ... Keep on reading...
    Source: Reuters Top News
  • Syrian ‘White Helmets’ flee to Jordan with Israeli, Western help
    Hundreds of Syrian "White Helmet" rescue workers and their families fled advancing government forces and slipped over the border into Jordan overnight with the help of Israeli soldiers and Western powers, officials said. ... Keep on reading...
    Source: Reuters Top News
  • Mexico, Canada optimistic about NAFTA despite G20 trade tensions
    The finance ministers for Mexico and Canada on Sunday said they were optimistic about NAFTA talks with the United States, even as trade tensions spurred by U.S. tariffs dominated the G20 meeting of world economic leaders in Argentina. ... Keep on reading...
    Source: Reuters Top News
  • Syrian ‘White Helmets’ flee to Jordan with Israeli, Western help – officials
    Hundreds of members of Syria's "White Helmet" civil defence group have fled advancing government forces and been spirited over the border into Jordan with the help of Israeli soldiers and Western powers, officials said on Sunday. ... Keep on reading...
    Source: Reuters Top News
  • Trump says looking more and more like his campaign spied upon illegally
    U.S. President Donald Trump said on Twitter on Sunday that it was looking more and more like his presidential campaign was illegally spied upon. ... Keep on reading...
    Source: Reuters Top News
  • Trump tweets it looks like his campaign spied upon illegally
    U.S. President Donald Trump said on Twitter on Sunday it was looking more and more like his campaign for the 2016 presidential election had been illegally spied upon. ... Keep on reading...
    Source: Reuters Top News
  • Trump says Carter Page documents show DoJ and FBI misled courts
    U.S. President Donald Trump said on Twitter on Sunday that documents about his former presidential campaign adviser Carter Page confirmed with little doubt that the Department of Justice and FBI had misled the courts. ... Keep on reading...
    Source: Reuters Top News
  • Exclusive: Accused Russian agent Butina met with U.S. Treasury, Fed officials
    Accused Russian agent Maria Butina had wider high-level contacts in Washington than previously known, taking part in 2015 meetings between a visiting Russian official and two senior officials at the U.S. Federal Reserve and Treasury Department. ... Keep on reading...
    Source: Reuters Top News
  • Iran’s Rouhani warns Trump about ‘mother of all wars’
    Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Sunday cautioned U.S. President Donald Trump about pursuing hostile policies against Tehran, saying "America should know ... war with Iran is the mother of all wars," but he did not rule out peace between the two countries, either. ... Keep on reading...
    Source: Reuters Top News
  • German industry groups warn U.S. on tariffs before Trump-Juncker meeting
    German industry groups warned on Sunday, before European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker meets U.S. President Donald Trump this week, that tariffs the United States has imposed or is threatening to introduce risk harming America itself. ... Keep on reading...
    Source: Reuters Top News
  • Iran’s Rouhani warns Trump ‘war with Iran mother of all wars’
    Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Sunday cautioned U.S. President Donald Trump about pursuing hostile policies against Tehran, saying "America should know ... war with Iran is the mother of all wars," the state new agency IRNA reported. ... Keep on reading...
    Source: Reuters Top News
  • Jordan takes in Syrian ‘White Helmets’ evacuated with Israeli help
    Jordan said on Sunday 800 people including members of Syria's "White Helmets" civil defense group had been evacuated from southwest Syria where Damascus' forces are advancing against rebels, with Israeli officials saying they facilitated the mission. ... Keep on reading...
    Source: Reuters Top News
  • Jordan allows passage to 800 Syrian civil defense workers on humanitarian grounds
    Jordan said on Sunday that it had allowed the UN to arrange the entry and passage of 800 Syrian civil defense workers whose lives were in danger after a government offensive that regained rebel-held parts of southern Syria, a foreign ministry spokesman said. ... Keep on reading...
    Source: Reuters Top News
  • Hundreds of Syrian ‘White Helmets’ evacuated by Israel to Jordan: reports
    About 800 members of Syria's White Helmets civil defense group and their families were evacuated via Israel to Jordan on Sunday from southwest Syria, where a Russian-backed Syrian government offensive is under way, media said. ... Keep on reading...
    Source: Reuters Top News
  • Japan official urges caution over Trump’s complaint on strong dollar
    Japan should be careful about recent remarks by U.S. President Donald Trump on currencies and might need to convince Washington its monetary easing is not aimed at weakening the yen but beating deflation, a finance ministry official said on Saturday. ... Keep on reading...
    Source: Reuters Top News
  • Gunman arrested after deadly Los Angeles store hostage standoff
    Police in Los Angeles arrested a man who took hostages and barricaded himself inside a Trader Joe's store on Saturday, ending a three hour standoff that left a woman in the store dead, authorities said. ... Keep on reading...
    Source: Reuters Top News
  • Gunman arrested after Los Angeles grocery store standoff
    Police in Los Angeles arrested a man who took hostages and barricaded himself inside a Trader Joe's store on Saturday, after crashing his car outside the business while being pursued by officers, authorities said. ... Keep on reading...
    Source: Reuters Top News
  • Gunman barricaded in Los Angeles grocery store, takes hostages
    A suspected gunman being pursued by police crashed his car and then went into a Trader Joe's store in Los Angeles on Saturday, where he barricaded himself in and took an unknown number of hostages, police said. ... Keep on reading...
    Source: Reuters Top News
  • FBI releases documents on former Trump adviser surveillance
    The FBI on Saturday released documents related to the surveillance of former Trump presidential campaign adviser Carter Page as part of a probe into whether he conspired with the Russian government to undermine the 2016 U.S. election. ... Keep on reading...
    Source: Reuters Top News
  • Japan official: need to be careful about Trump’s FX remark
    Japan should be careful about recent remarks by U.S. President Donald Trump on currencies and it might need to convince Washington that its monetary easing is not aimed at weakening the yen but beating deflation, a finance ministry official said. ... Keep on reading...
    Source: Reuters Top News
  • U.S. courts allies with free trade offers at G20, France resists
    The United States sought to woo Europe and Japan with free trade deals on Saturday to gain leverage in an escalating tariff war with China but its overtures faced stiff resistance from France at a G20 finance ministers meeting dominated by trade tensions. ... Keep on reading...
    Source: Reuters Top News
  • IMF’s Lagarde says Argentina ‘unequivocally’ making fiscal progress
    Argentina is "unequivocally" making progress on its goals to cut its fiscal deficit as part of a $50 billion International Monetary Fund (IMF) program, Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde said on Saturday. ... Keep on reading...
    Source: Reuters Top News
  • ‘Keep us in prayer’ says woman who lost nine in Missouri boat tragedy
    A woman whose nine family members were among the 17 people killed when a tourist duck boat capsized in a storm on a Missouri lake said on Saturday she is not sure if there is any way to recover from such a loss. ... Keep on reading...
    Source: Reuters Top News
  • German industry groups warn U.S. on tariffs ahead of EU-U.S. meeting
    German industry groups warned on Sunday, ahead of a meeting between European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker and U.S. President Donald Trump, that tariffs the United States has recently imposed or threatened risk harming the U.S. itself. ... Keep on reading...
    Source: Reuters Top News
  • U.S. launches campaign to erode support for Iran’s leaders
    By Jonathan Landay, Arshad Mohammed, Warren Strobel and John Walcott ... Keep on reading...
    Source: Reuters Top News
  • U.S. intelligence chief Coats says no disrespect intended toward Trump over Russia summit news
    U.S. director of intelligence Dan Coats said on Saturday he in no way meant to be disrespectful toward President Donald Trump with what he called his "awkward response" to news of a second planned Trump summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin. ... Keep on reading...
    Source: Reuters Top News
  • Houston police hunt clues in killing of Bush doctor by bicyclist
    Houston police are studying surveillance video and following up on tips in the killing of a cardiologist who once treated former U.S. President George H.W. Bush and was fatally shot while riding a bicycle in the city's medical center, authorities said on Saturday. ... Keep on reading...
    Source: Reuters Top News
  • Two victims leave hospital after Missouri tour boat tragedy
    Two survivors have been discharged from a Missouri hospital after 17 people including nine members of one family drowned when a "duck boat" sank during a storm in one of the deadliest U.S. tourist tragedies for years, local media reported. ... Keep on reading...
    Source: Reuters Top News
  • Lavrov tells Pompeo: free Russian woman accused in U.S. of espionage
    Russia's foreign minister told his U.S. counterpart on Saturday that a woman arrested in the United States on accusations she was a Russian agent had been detained on "fabricated charges" and should be released. ... Keep on reading...
    Source: Reuters Top News
  • Israel-Hamas Gaza truce largely holds after flare-up
    A truce between Israel and Hamas, the Islamist group that controls the Gaza Strip, largely held on Saturday a day after one of the most fierce flare-ups along the volatile border in years. ... Keep on reading...
    Source: Reuters Top News
  • Trump denies wrongdoing, says lawyer’s tape ‘perhaps illegal’
    U.S. President Donald Trump on Saturday denied any wrongdoing a day after reports that his onetime attorney had recorded them both discussing buying the rights to a story by a woman who said she had an affair with Trump. ... Keep on reading...
    Source: Reuters Top News
  • Trump says ‘perhaps illegal’ for lawyer to tape client
    U.S. President Donald Trump said that it was "perhaps illegal" for a lawyer to record a client, a day after reports his onetime attorney had recorded them both discussing buying the rights to a story by a woman who said she had an affair with Trump. ... Keep on reading...
    Source: Reuters Top News
  • Israel, Hamas agree to restore calm in Gaza: Hamas
    Hamas said on Saturday it had agreed a truce with Israel in the Gaza Strip, a day after clashes killed an Israeli soldier and four Palestinians along the border. ... Keep on reading...
    Source: Reuters Top News
  • Amazon, Toyota, Alcoa and others working to counter Trump’s tariff plans
    Big companies in the United States from Amazon.com Inc to Toyota Motor Corp and Alcoa Corp are working to counter the effect of the Trump administration's trade policies and to head off new tariffs. ... Keep on reading...
    Source: Reuters Top News
  • Missouri boat accident kills 17, including nine from one family
    Divers on Friday recovered the last bodies from the wreckage of a "duck boat" that sank on Thursday during a storm on a Missouri lake, killing 17 people, including nine members of the same family. ... Keep on reading...
    Source: Reuters Top News
  • Missouri tourist boat tragedy claims lives of nine family members, others
    Divers on Friday recovered the last of the bodies from the wreckage of a "duck boat" that sank on Thursday during a storm on a Missouri lake, counting among the 17 who died nine members of a single family. ... Keep on reading...
    Source: Reuters Top News
  • Missouri duck boat captain told passengers not to don life jackets: survivor
    An Indiana woman who lost 9 members of her family, including her children and husband, when a "duck boat" capsized and sank in Missouri said on television that the captain of the vessel told passengers not to put on life jackets. ... Keep on reading...
    Source: Reuters Top News
  • Exclusive: U.S. open to lifting sanctions off aluminum giant Rusal – Mnuchin
    The U.S. Treasury is open to removing Russian aluminum producer Rusal from a U.S. sanctions list, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Friday, adding the objective was "not to put Rusal out of business." ... Keep on reading...
    Source: Reuters Top News
  • Trump wants suspensions for NFL players who kneel during anthem
    U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday that National Football League (NFL) players who do not stand for the national anthem should be suspended for the season without pay. ... Keep on reading...
    Source: Reuters Top News
  • Lawyer Cohen taped Trump discussing Playboy model payment
    U.S. President Donald Trump's onetime personal attorney Michael Cohen recorded a conversation with Trump two months before the 2016 election in which they discussed buying the rights to a story by a former Playboy model who said she had an affair with Trump, one of the president's lawyers said on Friday. ... Keep on reading...
    Source: Reuters Top News
  • Judge praises U.S. efforts in reuniting migrant families
    A federal judge said on Friday the U.S. government had made "very promising" progress toward reuniting some 2,500 immigrant children separated from their parents at the U.S.-Mexico border as part of a crackdown on illegal immigration. ... Keep on reading...
    Source: Reuters Top News
  • Israel, Hamas agree to restore calm in Gaza Strip: Hamas
    Israel and Hamas have agreed to restore calm in the Gaza Strip, a spokesman for Hamas, the Islamist group that controls the Gaza Strip, said on Saturday. ... Keep on reading...
    Source: Reuters Top News
  • Over sorghum salad, U.S. farmers and Chinese buyers chew on trade
    Chinese importers of the livestock feed sorghum feasted on tabbouleh salad and chipotle tortillas made with the U.S. grain at a Texas barbecue this week, as farmers try to woo buyers in the middle of an escalating U.S.-China trade war. ... Keep on reading...
    Source: Reuters Top News
  • Missouri tourist boat tragedy claims lives of 9 family members, others
    Divers on Friday recovered the last of the bodies from the wreckage of a "duck boat" that sank on Thursday during a storm on a Missouri lake, counting among the 17 who died nine members of a single family. ... Keep on reading...
    Source: Reuters Top News
  • Exclusive: Treasury’s Mnuchin watching Chinese yuan weakness for manipulation
    The United States is monitoring the recent weakness in China's yuan currency and will review whether the currency has been manipulated, U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin told Reuters on FridayMnuchin said in an interview in Sao Paulo, Brazil, that the yuan's weakness would be reviewed as part of the U.S. Treasury's semi-annual report on currency manipulation. That is due on Oct. 15 and will be based on activity for the first six months of 2018. ... Keep on reading...
    Source: Reuters Top News
  • NASA prepares to fly probe into Sun’s scorching atmosphere
    NASA is preparing to send a probe closer to the Sun than any other spacecraft has ventured, enduring wicked heat while zooming through the solar corona to study this outermost part of the stellar atmosphere that gives rise to the solar wind. ... Keep on reading...
    Source: Reuters Top News
  • Duck boat design flagged years ago after fatal accident in Arkansas
    The drownings of 17 people when a “duck boat” in which they were riding sank in a storm over a Missouri lake on Thursday was reminiscent of an accident involving the amphibious tourist vessel in 1999 in which 13 people died. ... Keep on reading...
    Source: Reuters Top News
  • Exclusive: Treasury’s Mnuchin says watching Chinese yuan weakness for manipulation
    U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin issued a warning to China over the recent weakness of its yuan currency on Friday, telling Reuters that the Treasury is closely monitoring the yuan for signs of manipulation.Mnuchin said in an interview in Sao Paulo, Brazil, that the yuan's weakness would be reviewed as part of the Treasury's semi-annual report on currency manipulation, next due on Oct. 15 based on activity for the first six months of 2018. ... Keep on reading...
    Source: Reuters Top News
  • ‘Major safety risks’ – duck boat design flaw flagged years ago
    The drownings of 17 people when a “duck boat” in which they were riding sank in a storm over a Missouri lake on Thursday was reminiscent of an accident involving the amphibious tourist vessel in 1999 in which 13 people died. ... Keep on reading...
    Source: Reuters Top News
  • Baltimore lawsuit blames oil and gas companies for climate change
    Baltimore filed a lawsuit on Friday against 26 oil and gas companies and entities, including BP Plc, Chevron Corp and Exxon Mobil Corp, for knowingly contributing to what the city called the catastrophic consequences of climate change. ... Keep on reading...
    Source: Reuters Top News
  • ‘Duck boat’ design flaw flagged years ago
    The deaths of 17 people who drowned when a "duck boat" they were riding in sank in a Missouri lake have brought back to mind design faults in the amphibious tourist vessel that were flagged almost two decades ago by U.S. safety officials. ... Keep on reading...
    Source: Reuters Top News
  • Trump and the U.S. dollar: Actions speak louder than words
    U.S. President Donald Trump may not be happy about the strength of the U.S. dollar, but the greenback's recent rally may partly be a product of his own making. ... Keep on reading...
    Source: Reuters Top News
  • Exclusive: Citing lack of progress, secretary to Myanmar’s Rohingya panel quits
    The Thai secretary to an international panel set up by Myanmar to advise on the Rohingya crisis quit his post, dealing another blow to the credibility of a body meant to demonstrate the government's commitment to resolving the issue. ... Keep on reading...
    Source: Reuters Top News
  • Tourist boat capsizes in storm, killing 17 in Missouri
    Divers on Friday pulled the last four bodies from the wreckage of a "duck boat" that sank in a storm in a Missouri lake, killing 17 people in one of the deadliest U.S. tourist incidents in years. ... Keep on reading...
    Source: Reuters Top News
  • Trump threatens tariffs on all $500 billion of Chinese imports
    U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday said he was ready to impose tariffs on all $500 billion of imported goods from China, threatening to escalate a clash over trade policy that has unnerved financial markets. ... Keep on reading...
    Source: Reuters Top News
  • Republicans to hold 2020 convention in North Carolina
    Republicans on Friday voted to hold their 2020 presidential nominating convention in Charlotte, making North Carolina the road to U.S. President Donald Trump's re-election. ... Keep on reading...
    Source: Reuters Top News
  • Lawyer Cohen taped Trump discussing payment to Playboy model: NYT
    President Donald Trump's longtime lawyer Michael Cohen secretly recorded a conversation with Trump before the presidential election in which they discussed payments to a former Playboy model who said she had an affair with Trump, the New York Times reported on Friday. ... Keep on reading...
    Source: Reuters Top News
  • Factbox: Impact of U.S-China trade tariffs on U.S. companies
    Several U.S. companies are putting in place measures to cushion the impact of escalating trade tensions between the United States and China. ... Keep on reading...
    Source: Reuters Top News
  • Seventeen dead after Missouri tourist boat sinks in storm
    Divers on Friday pulled the last four bodies from the wreckage of a "duck boat" that sank in a storm in a Missouri lake, killing 17 people in one of the deadliest U.S. tourist incidents in recent years. ... Keep on reading...
    Source: Reuters Top News
  • GE CEO says China tariffs’ ‘gross cost’ could be $400 million
    General Electric Co, a major buyer of Chinese goods, estimates new tariffs on its imports from China could raise its costs by $300 million to $400 million overall before steps to lessen the impact, Chief Executive John Flannery said on Friday. ... Keep on reading...
    Source: Reuters Top News
  • GE beats on EPS, but trims cash flow target, shares fall
    General Electric Co reported a smaller-than-expected drop in profit on Friday, but cut a key financial target, raising questions about its outlook for the year and sending shares sharply lower. ... Keep on reading...
    Source: Reuters Top News
  • Thirteen dead, divers search sunken Missouri tourist boat for missing
    Divers on Friday pulled bodies from the wreckage of a "duck boat" that sank in a storm in a Missouri lake, killing at least 13 people in one of the deadliest U.S. tourist incidents in recent years. ... Keep on reading...
    Source: Reuters Top News
  • GE CEO says China tariffs could cost conglomerate up to $400 million
    General Electric Co, a major buyer of Chinese goods, estimates new tariffs on its imports from China could raise its costs by $300 million to $400 million overall before steps to lessen the impact, Chief Executive John Flannery said on Friday. ... Keep on reading...
    Source: Reuters Top News
  • Thirteen dead in Missouri after storm sinks ‘duck boat’
    At least 13 people including children drowned after a tourist "duck boat" sank during a storm on a lake in Missouri, and authorities were set to resume a search on Friday for other missing victims, Missouri Governor Michael Parson said. ... Keep on reading...
    Source: Reuters Top News
  • Factbox: Impact of trade tariffs on European companies
    Some European companies are rethinking their strategies to cushion against the impact of trade tensions between the world's two biggest economies, the United States and China. ... Keep on reading...
    Source: Reuters Top News
  • Trump threatens tariffs on all $500 billion of Chinese imports: CNBC
    President Donald Trump said he was ready to impose tariffs on all $500 billion of goods the U.S. imports from China, remarks that sent financial markets retreating and threatened to escalate a trade clash with the Asian giant. ... Keep on reading...
    Source: Reuters Top News
  • Branson, Missouri, tourist cheer marred by ‘duck boat’ tragedy
    The cheer of Branson, Missouri, a Midwestern tourist destination known for bucolic scenery, country music and family-friendly attractions like a toy museum, turned somber Friday after at least 13 people died when the "duck boat" they were riding in sank. ... Keep on reading...
    Source: Reuters Top News
  • Thirteen dead as Missouri storm sinks ‘duck boat’
    At least 13 people including children drowned after a tourist "duck boat" sank during a storm on a lake in Missouri, and authorities were set to resume a search on Friday for other missing victims, Missouri Governor Michael Parson said. ... Keep on reading...
    Source: Reuters Top News
  • GE beats diminished profit expectations, trims cash flow target
    U.S. industrial conglomerate General Electric Co reported a smaller-than-expected drop in quarterly profit on Friday as weakness in power and renewables energy offset gains in its aviation, oil and gas and healthcare units. ... Keep on reading...
    Source: Reuters Top News
  • Trump threatens tariffs on $500 billion of Chinese imports: CNBC
    U.S. President Donald Trump said he was ready to impose tariffs on an additional $500 billion of imports from China, threatening to escalate the current trade clash with the Asian nation and sending financial markets downward. ... Keep on reading...
    Source: Reuters Top News
  • GE quarterly profit drops 28 percent; cash flow target trimmed
    U.S. industrial conglomerate General Electric Co reported a 28 percent drop in quarterly profit on Friday, as weakness in its power and renewables businesses offset gains in its aviation, oil and gas and healthcare units. ... Keep on reading...
    Source: Reuters Top News
  • Eleven dead, five missing, as Missouri storm sinks ‘duck boat’
    At least 11 people including children drowned after a tourist "duck boat" sank in a storm on a lake in Missouri and authorities were set to resume a search on Friday for five missing. ... Keep on reading...
    Source: Reuters Top News
  • Trump ready to put tariffs on $500 billion of Chinese imports, CNBC reports
    U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday said he was poised to impose tariffs on $500 billion of goods from China, threatening in an interview with CNBC to escalate the current trade clash with the Asian nation. ... Keep on reading...
    Source: Reuters Top News
  • Sanctions law behind Putin’s request to Trump for former U.S. officials
    Russian President Vladimir Putin's request to U.S. President Donald Trump for a joint investigation of former U.S. officials sought by the Kremlin for "illegal activities," including a U.S. ambassador to Russia, is just the latest effort in a years-long campaign to undermine a U.S. law that imposes financial sanctions on Putin's officials. ... Keep on reading...
    Source: Reuters Top News
  • GE quarterly profit drops 28 percent
    U.S. industrial conglomerate General Electric Co reported a 28 percent drop in quarterly profit on Friday, as weakness in its power business offset gains in aviation and healthcare businesses. ... Keep on reading...
    Source: Reuters Top News
  • Trump ready to put tariffs on $500 billion of Chinese imports: CNBC
    U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday said he was poised to place tariffs on $500 billion of imported goods from China, threatening in an interview with CNBC to escalate the current trade clash with the Asian nation. ... Keep on reading...
    Source: Reuters Top News
  • Sanctions law behind Putin’s request to Trump for former U.S. officials
    Russian President Vladimir Putin's request to U.S. President Donald Trump for a joint investigation of former U.S. officials sought by the Kremlin for "illegal activities," including a U.S. ambassador to Russia, is just the latest effort in a years-long campaign to undermine a U.S. law that imposes financial sanctions on Putin's officials. ... Keep on reading...
    Source: Reuters Top News
  • U.S. attorneys summoned to court to account for separated families
    Attorneys for the U.S. government were due in court on Friday to update a federal judge on efforts to reunite some 2,500 immigrant children separated from their parents at the U.S.-Mexico border as part of a crackdown on illegal immigration. ... Keep on reading...
    Source: Reuters Top News
  • At Texas border, joy and chaos as U.S. reunites migrant families
    Luis Campos, a Dallas attorney, showed up at a Texas immigrant detention facility close to the U.S.-Mexico border on Wednesday morning expecting to represent a client before an immigration judge. ... Keep on reading...
    Source: Reuters Top News
  • Republicans upbeat about November elections despite Trump-Putin uproar
    Republicans at a conference in Texas this week had reason to feel downcast, even panicky as President Donald Trump’s meeting with Russia's Vladimir Putin provoked broad outrage and revived talk of a Democratic wave in November's congressional elections. ... Keep on reading...
    Source: Reuters Top News
  • Russia ready to discuss Putin Washington visit: Ifax
    Russia is ready to discuss a proposed new meeting between Russian President Vladimir Putin and his U.S. counterpart Donald Trump, Interfax news agency cited Russia's ambassador to the United States, Anatoly Antonov, as saying on Friday. ... Keep on reading...
    Source: Reuters Top News
  • Russia ready to discuss new Putin-Trump meeting in White House: Ifax
    Russia is ready to discuss a proposed new meeting between Russian President Vladimir Putin and his U.S. counterpart Donald Trump, the Interfax news agency cited Russia's ambassador to the United States, Anatoly Antonov, as saying on Friday. ... Keep on reading...
    Source: Reuters Top News
  • At least 11 drown as ‘duck boat’ capsizes in Missouri: police
    At least 11 people including children drowned when an amphibious "duck boat" carrying 31 people capsized and sank in stormy weather on a lake in Missouri on Thursday. ... Keep on reading...
    Source: Reuters Top News
  • ‘Duck boat’ capsizes in Missouri, kills at least 11: police
    At least 11 people drowned on Thursday when an amphibious "duck boat" capsized and sank in stormy weather on a lake in Missouri with 31 people, including children, on board, as divers searched for other possible victims, police said. ... Keep on reading...
    Source: Reuters Top News
  • Apple Watch, FitBit could feel cost of U.S. tariffs
    The latest round of U.S. tariffs on $200 billion of Chinese goods could hit the Apple Watch, health trackers, streaming music speakers and other accessories assembled in China, government rulings on tariffs show. ... Keep on reading...
    Source: Reuters Top News
  • ‘Duck boat’ capsizes in Missouri, kills at least eight: police
    At least eight people drowned when an amphibious "duck boat" capsized and sank in stormy weather on a lake in Missouri with 31 people, including children, on board, police said on Thursday as divers searched for other possible victims. ... Keep on reading...
    Source: Reuters Top News
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    The NFL and the union representing its players are working on a resolution to the league's national anthem policy, the two sides said in a joint statement on Thursday. ... Keep on reading...
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    At least eight people drowned when an amphibious "duck boat" capsized and sank in stormy weather on a lake in Missouri with 31 people on board, police said on Thursday, and divers were searching for other possible victims. ... Keep on reading...
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    An amphibious vehicle has capsized on a lake in Missouri with over 20 people on board, leading to a "mass casualty incident," according to Southern Stone County Fire Protection District. ... Keep on reading...
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  • Trump invites Putin to Washington despite U.S. uproar over Helsinki summit
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  • Trump criticizes Federal Reserve interest rate policy despite strong economy
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  • Trump invites Putin to Washington despite U.S. uproar on Helsinki summit
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  • Oil majors win dismissal of New York City climate lawsuit
    A U.S. judge on Thursday dismissed a lawsuit by New York City seeking to hold major oil companies liable for climate change caused by carbon emissions from burning fossil fuels. ... Keep on reading...
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  • Trump invites Putin to Washington after interview furor
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    U.S. Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats said on Thursday he does not know what happened in the one-on-one meeting in Helsinki between President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin. ... Keep on reading...
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  • Blackstone seeks to boost assets with new fundraising ‘super cycle’
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  • Trump rejects Putin offer on interviewing Americans
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  • Women who sued J&J declare victory after $4.69 billion talc verdict
    A woman who claimed her cancer was caused by using Johnson & Johnson's baby powder for decades said she believes justice was served after a jury found the company should pay her and 21 other women $4.69 billion in damages. ... Keep on reading...
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    The U.S. dollar pulled back from year-high levels on Thursday against a basket of major currencies, while U.S. Treasury yields briefly fell to session lows after U.S. President Donald Trump expressed concerns about interest rate hikes and the strong dollar. ... Keep on reading...
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  • Exclusive: Tesla’s battery maker suspends cobalt supplier amid sanctions concern
    Panasonic said it was unable to determine how much of the cobalt used in batteries it makes for Tesla cars comes from Cuba, a country subject to U.S. sanctions, and that it had suspended relations with a Canadian supplier as a result of its concerns. ... Keep on reading...
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  • White House rejects Putin proposal to interview U.S. citizens
    U.S. President Donald Trump has rejected a proposal by Russian President Vladimir Putin that Russian investigators be allowed to question U.S. citizens, including former ambassador to Moscow Michael McFaul, the White House said on Thursday. ... Keep on reading...
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  • Democrats attack Trump’s consumer watchdog pick in Senate hearing
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  • U.S. must prepare for more Russian meddling -Nielsen
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  • Despite summit criticism, Trump looks to next Putin meeting
    U.S. President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin blamed forces within the United States on Thursday for marring what they called the success of their first summit, with Trump saying he looked forward to their second meeting. ... Keep on reading...
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    The U.S. dollar hit a year high on Thursday against a basket of major currencies, but copper prices tumbled and major world stock markets pulled back amid concerns over China's economy and continued global trade tensions. ... Keep on reading...
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  • U.S. homeland security chief: America must prepare for more Russian meddling
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    Source: Reuters Top News
  • Comcast concedes to Disney in bidding war for Fox assets
    Comcast Corp dropped its $66-billion bid for Twenty-First Century Fox Inc's entertainment assets on Thursday and said it would press on with its bid for European broadcaster Sky Plc , which Fox partly owns. ... Keep on reading...
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  • Senate leader asks for proposals to block future Russian meddling
    U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Thursday said he had called on two key Senate panels to recommend additional action aimed at preventing future election meddling by Russia as well as hold hearings on Russia sanctions law. ... Keep on reading...
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  • Undaunted by criticism, Trump looks to next Putin meeting
    U.S. President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin blamed forces within the United States on Thursday for marring what they called the success of their first summit, with Trump saying he looked forward to their second meeting. ... Keep on reading...
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  • Blackstone still analyzing merits of possible C-Corp switch: COO
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  • Trump says looks forward to second Putin meeting
    President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin blamed forces within the United States on Thursday for marring what they called the success of their first summit, with Trump saying he looked forward to their second meeting. ... Keep on reading...
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  • Trump slams EU over $5 billion fine on Google
    U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday criticized the European Union and said the bloc was taking advantage of the United States, pointing to the record $5 billion fine European antitrust regulators imposed on Google. ... Keep on reading...
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  • Danaher sees one cent per quarter impact from U.S.-China tariffs
    Danaher Corp said on Thursday it expects an earnings impact of a cent per quarter from the U.S.-China trade tariff dispute. ... Keep on reading...
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  • Trump says he looks forward to second meeting with Putin
    U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday he looked forward to his second meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin, insisting that the first meeting was a success despite howls of criticism at home and abroad. ... Keep on reading...
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    Comcast Corp said it dropped its pursuit of a group of media assets owned by Twenty-First Century Fox Inc on Thursday and will focus on its offer for European pay-TV group Sky Plc . ... Keep on reading...
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    The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits unexpectedly fell last week, hitting its lowest level in more than 48-1/2 years, as the labor market continues to strengthen. ... Keep on reading...
    Source: Reuters Top News
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    The dollar climbed to a one-year high but stocks wobbled and metal markets buckled badly on Thursday, as signs that China was resorting to credit-fuelled stimulus again helped drive down its currency. ... Keep on reading...
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  • Putin accuses U.S. forces of trying to ruin Trump summit outcome
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  • Blackstone posts 10 percent drop in second quarter distributable earnings
    Blackstone Group LP on Thursday reported a 10 percent drop in quarterly distributable earnings, which it uses to pay dividends, as assets sales slowed even as many of its funds appreciated much more than the stock market. ... Keep on reading...
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  • U.S. weekly jobless claims drop to more than 48-and-a-half-year low
    The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits unexpectedly fell last week, hitting its lowest level in more than 48-1/2 years, as the labor market continues to strengthen. ... Keep on reading...
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  • Dollar stays strong as China grabs for stimulus levers
    The dollar stayed strong but stocks wobbled and metal markets buckled badly on Thursday, as signs that China was resorting to credit-fuelled stimulus again helped drive its currency to a one-year low. ... Keep on reading...
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  • Putin warns that U.S.-Russia nuclear treaty will expire unless action taken
    President Vladimir Putin warned of the dangers of Moscow and Washington failing to mend ties on Thursday, saying the START strategic arms reduction treaty would expire in a year and a half unless work on extending it started now. ... Keep on reading...
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  • Putin says forces in U.S. trying to derail success of Trump summit
    Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday that certain forces in the United States were trying to undermine the success of his summit with U.S. President Donald Trump, but that the meeting had nevertheless been a positive start. ... Keep on reading...
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  • Blackstone posts 55 percent rise in second quarter earnings per share
    Blackstone Group LP , the largest manager of alternative assets such as private equity and real estate, said on Thursday second-quarter earnings per share rose 55 percent from one year ago. ... Keep on reading...
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    White House trade adviser Peter Navarro on Thursday told CNBC that U.S. President Donald Trump's trade strategy with China, which includes levying new tariffs that have sparked concerns of a trade war, is not as disruptive as many describe. ... Keep on reading...
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  • Exclusive: General Electric’s power unit faces threat in Saudi Arabia
    One of General Electric Co's largest and most valuable customers, Saudi Arabia, is lining up competitors to bid against GE for lucrative power plant work, according to five people familiar with the situation. ... Keep on reading...
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  • Dollar gains, metals wane as China grabs for monetary easing
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  • China says U.S. blaming Xi for blocking trade deal is ‘bogus’
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  • Asian shares struggle as trade worries offset gains from Wall Street earnings
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  • Japan exports to U.S. fall, business mood sours amid fears of trade war
    Japan's exports to the United States fell for the first time in 17 months and Japanese business sentiment soured amid worries about U.S. President Donald Trump's protectionist trade policies. ... Keep on reading...
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  • Asian shares rise on U.S. earnings but trade worries rattle yuan
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  • Turkish court keeps U.S. pastor in jail; Trump calls on Erdogan to act
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  • California high court orders proposal to split up state removed from November ballot
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  • FCC votes to refer Sinclair Tribune merger to administrative judge
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  • White House struggles to contain political outcry over Trump-Putin summit
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  • Trump says he accepts DNI Coats’ view that Russia meddling continues
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    During their detention last month in a U.S. Customs and Border Protection facility in Laredo, Texas, Karen and her two young sons were constantly cold. The family, which fled violence in Honduras, slept on a hard floor in a holding cell without mattresses, she said, their clothes still wet from crossing the Rio Grande. ... Keep on reading...
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  • Trump says he holds Putin personally responsible for election meddling
    President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he holds Russian President Vladimir Putin personally responsible for Russia's meddling in the 2016 U.S. presidential election. ... Keep on reading...
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  • U.S. tariffs may raise cost of insurance, parts, drive up auto thefts
    A threat by the U.S. government to impose tariffs of up to 25 percent on imported auto parts could hit consumers in unexpected ways: higher repair costs, insurance premiums and even the theft of more cars for their parts, the industry said. ... Keep on reading...
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  • New York governor opens door to criminal case against Trump Foundation
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    American Express Co reported a steep rise in quarterly expenses as the credit card issuer spent more to fund its rewards program, overshadowing its profit beat and sending its shares down 3.5 percent in extended trading. ... Keep on reading...
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  • States sue U.S. over policy tying funds to immigration compliance
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  • Factbox: Tariffs remain top worry in Federal Reserve’s ‘Beige Book’ business survey
    Tariffs featured heavily in the Federal Reserve's latest "Beige Book," a summary of the state of U.S. business across the central bank's 12 regional districts, with respondents describing the trade spat as creating effects such as "panic buying" and a "rush to purchase metals." ... Keep on reading...
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    Stocks on major world markets climbed to a one-month high on Wednesday after a raft of strong corporate earnings, while the U.S. dollar hit a three-week high against major currencies. ... Keep on reading...
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  • Europe hits Google with record $5 billion antitrust fine, appeal ahead
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    Nearly half of Americans believe that the United States should not be required to defend NATO allies from attack if they do not spend more on defense, according to a Reuters/Ipsos poll conducted after U.S. President Donald Trump's trip to Europe. ... Keep on reading...
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  • White House struggles to contain fallout from Trump-Putin summit
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  • Judge orders alleged Russian agent jailed pending trial
    A federal judge on Wednesday ordered accused Russian agent Maria Butina jailed until her trial after U.S. prosecutors argued she has ties to Russian intelligence and poses a serious flight risk. ... Keep on reading...
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  • Trump says EU officials want to negotiate trade deal in Washington visit
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  • U.S. judge orders accused Russian agent Butina jailed
    A U.S. judge ordered accused Russian agent Maria Butina jailed on Wednesday pending trial after federal prosecutors warned that she has ties to Russian intelligence and was a flight risk. ... Keep on reading...
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  • White House denies Trump said Russia no longer targeting U.S.
    The White House denied that U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday that Russia was no longer targeting the United States, saying his answer "no" was about taking further questions not about potential interference in U.S. elections. ... Keep on reading...
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  • Fed report shows tariff concerns rising among business contacts
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  • U.S. accuses North Korea of U.N. sanctions breach, demands end to fuel sales
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  • U.S. tech enforcer says will read ‘closely’ EU statement on Google
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  • Defiant Trump says Russia not targeting U.S., calls critics deranged
    President Donald Trump contradicted U.S. intelligence agencies again on Wednesday, saying that Russia was not still targeting the United States, and accused his critics of being deranged. ... Keep on reading...
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  • Pompeo says North Korea deal ‘may take some time,’ sanctions to remain
    Reaching a denuclearization deal with North Korea "may take some time," U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Wednesday, reiterating that sanctions would continue to be enforced in the meantime, even as Russia's envoy to Pyongyang proposed discussions on easing them. ... Keep on reading...
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  • Two become one? Planemakers work on tech to cut pilot numbers
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  • Morgan Stanley CEO declares broker recruiting wars over
    A subtle peace has emerged in Wall Street's long-running broker recruiting wars, Morgan Stanley Chief Executive Officer James Gorman said on Wednesday. ... Keep on reading...
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  • Trump says Russia is no longer targeting U.S.
    President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he does not believe Russia is still targeting the United States, contradicting U.S. intelligence assessments that Moscow was continuing its attempts to meddle in American elections. ... Keep on reading...
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  • Amazon.com’s stock market value hits $900 billion, threatens Apple
    Amazon.com's stock market value reached $900 billion on Wednesday for the first time, marking a major milestone in its 21-year trajectory as a publicly listed company and threatening to dislodge Apple as Wall Street's most valuable jewel. ... Keep on reading...
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  • Novartis hints at 2018 outlook hike despite drug price freeze
    Novartis may ratchet up its 2018 sales outlook, its finance chief said on Wednesday, despite halting planned U.S. drug price hikes amid pressure on the industry from President Donald Trump's administration over the high cost of medicines. ... Keep on reading...
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  • ‘It was magical’: Thai boys relive their discovery in cave ordeal
    "Fight on, don't despair": the 12 boys and their soccer coach rescued from a flooded Thai cave complex described on Wednesday how they survived on nothing but dripping water, and even tried to dig their way out. ... Keep on reading...
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  • Asked if Russia still targeting U.S., Trump says ‘no’
    President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he does not believe Russia is still targeting the United States, contradicting U.S. intelligence assessments that Moscow was continuing to meddle in American elections. ... Keep on reading...
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  • Russia urges U.N. to mull easing North Korea sanctions as U.S. seeks action
    Russia's envoy to North Korea said on Wednesday it would be logical to raise the question of easing sanctions on North Korea with the United Nations Security Council, as the United States pushes for a halt to refined petroleum exports to Pyongyang. ... Keep on reading...
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  • Dollar hits three-week high, gold sinks to year low
    The U.S. dollar hit a three-week high on Wednesday against a basket of major currencies in the wake of an upbeat view of the economy by the U.S. Federal Reserve, while oil prices resumed a recent pullback and gold slumped to a year low. ... Keep on reading...
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  • Morgan Stanley boss Gorman hits out at Fed stress tests
    Morgan Stanley's top executive criticized the Federal Reserve's annual health checks of the biggest U.S. lenders and predicted changes to the tests going forward after his bank reported better-than-expected quarterly earnings on Wednesday. ... Keep on reading...
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  • Google’s antitrust cases in Europe
    BRUSSELS - Alphabet unit Google was hit with a record-breaking 4.34 billion euro ($5.04 billion) fine on Wednesday, topping the 2.4 billion euros it was ordered to pay in another case last year. ... Keep on reading...
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  • Google, hit with record $5 billion EU antitrust fine, to appeal
    EU antitrust regulators hit Google with a record 4.34 billion euro ($5 billion) fine on Wednesday and ordered it to stop using its Android mobile operating system to block rivals, a ruling which the U.S. tech company said it would appeal. ... Keep on reading...
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  • EU’s fine on Google is ‘excellent decision’: French government
    The French government said on Wednesday that it welcomed the record 4.34 billion euros ($5 billion) fine imposed on Google by European Union regulators, with a government spokesman describing it as an "excellent decision". ... Keep on reading...
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  • U.S. asks court to detain alleged Russian agent pending trial
    The U.S. Justice Department asked a federal court on Wednesday to detain alleged Russian agent Maria Butina pending her trial, saying she poses a serious flight risk and will likely appeal to people in the Russian government to assist her in fleeing. ... Keep on reading...
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  • Goldman Sachs beats on strength in bond trading, investment banking
    Goldman Sachs Group Inc reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit on Tuesday, driven by growth in bond trading and investment banking. ... Keep on reading...
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  • IAG adds two more long-haul planes for budget unit Level
    IAG , the owner of British Airways and Iberia, has committed to two more A330-200 long-haul planes for its new budget unit Level, Airbus said on Tuesday. ... Keep on reading...
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  • Goldman Sachs profit rises 44 percent
    Goldman Sachs Group Inc reported a 44 percent rise in second-quarter profit on Tuesday, driven by strength in its investment banking and fixed income trading businesses. ... Keep on reading...
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  • UK PM May’s spokesman says Trump’s meeting with Putin does not undermine transatlantic alliance
    A spokesman for British Prime Minister Theresa May said the outcome of President Donald Trump's meeting with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin in Helsinki on Monday does not undermine the strength of the transatlantic alliance. ... Keep on reading...
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  • AirAsia chairman, asked about possible Airbus order, says nothing cemented
    Nothing is certain about a reported AirAsia order for Airbus A321neo jets until it is announced, and everything is still possible, AirAsia's chairman said when asked about the possible deal. ... Keep on reading...
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  • Israel warns Syrians away from frontier as Assad closes in
    Dozens of Syrians approached the Israeli frontier on the Golan Heights on Tuesday in an apparent attempt to seek help or sanctuary from a Russian-backed Syrian army offensive, before turning back after a warning from Israeli forces. ... Keep on reading...
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  • Syrians who approached Israeli Golan frontier walk back toward refugee encampments
    Dozens of Syrians who approached Israel's frontier fence on the Golan Heights on Tuesday in an apparent attempt to seek help or sanctuary, began walking back toward nearby refugee encampments after being warned off by the Israeli military. ... Keep on reading...
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  • Air Lease, Boeing strike $9.6 billion deal for 737s and 787s
    U.S. airplane leasing firm Air Lease Corp announced on Tuesday a commitment to order as many as 78 Boeing Co single-aisle and wide-body airplanes in a deal valued at $9.6 billion at list prices. ... Keep on reading...
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  • Airbus aims to triple commercial aircraft services revenue in next decade
    Airbus wants to triple the revenue it gets from commercial aircraft services to $10 billion a year in next decade from $3.2 billion in 2017, it said on Tuesday. ... Keep on reading...
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  • Air Lease announces order for 75 Boeing 737s, 3 787-9 widebodies
    U.S. airplane leasing firm Air Lease Corp announced on Tuesday a commitment to order 75 Boeing 737 MAX single-aisle aircraft and three 787-9 widebodies. ... Keep on reading...
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  • Air Lease announces order for 75 Boeing 737s, 3 787-9 widebodies
    U.S. airplane leasing firm Air Lease Corp announced on Tuesday a commitment to order 75 Boeing 737 MAX single-aisle aircraft and three 787-9 widebodies. ... Keep on reading...
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  • Russian establishment chalks up Trump summit as a win for Putin
    Russia's political and media establishment heralded talks between the Russian and U.S. leaders in Helsinki as a victory for Vladimir Putin in breaking down Western resolve to treat Russia as a pariah. ... Keep on reading...
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  • BAE says aim is for international partners to join UK fighter project in 2019
    The chief executive of BAE Systems said the aim was to bring in international partners to help develop Britain's new fighter jet by the end of 2019. ... Keep on reading...
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  • Japan’s regional jet not flying so high after air show prang
    Japan's efforts to show off its new regional jet, the MRJ, were dealt another setback on Tuesday after a prang forced it to skip a flying display at the Farnborough Airshow. ... Keep on reading...
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  • UnitedHealth tops earnings estimates, raises forecast
    UnitedHealth Group Inc posted a second-quarter profit that beat Wall Street estimates as it added more members to its health plans, and the company raised its full-year earnings forecast. ... Keep on reading...
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  • Hawaii tours face new limits after ‘lava bomb’ injuries
    Hawaii lava tour boats faced tighter restrictions on Tuesday after 23 passengers were injured by a volcanic explosion, as authorities investigated whether a vessel hit by "lava bombs" went too close to molten rock oozing into the Ocean. ... Keep on reading...
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  • Trump in the spotlight as Republican Roby faces Alabama runoff test
    U.S. Representative Martha Roby, a Republican who spurned Donald Trump in the 2016 presidential race, is fighting for her political life in Alabama on Tuesday in a runoff election against a former Democrat who became a Trump supporter. ... Keep on reading...
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  • Lawyers welcome U.S. court order to slow deportations of separated families
    Lawyers for immigrant families separated at the border by the U.S. government said a federal judge's order barring rapid deportations until at least next Tuesday would give them breathing room as they struggled for access to clients. ... Keep on reading...
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  • Boeing lifts industry demand forecast as air show deals roll on
    Boeing raised its rolling 20-year industry forecast for passenger and cargo aircraft on Tuesday, as a steady flow of deals on day two of the Farnborough Airshow underscored the industry's resilience to rising global trade tensions. ... Keep on reading...
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  • Eurofighter eyes ‘hundreds’ of additional sales
    The sales chief of Eurofighter said he was confident the four-country consortium could sell "several hundred" more aircraft in coming years, given rising military spending and ongoing competitions. ... Keep on reading...
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  • Reviving supersonic passenger flights to harm environment: study
    Reviving supersonic passenger flights will harm the environment as the jets will not likely be able to comply with existing fuel efficiency, pollution and noise standards for subsonic aircraft, according to a study released on Tuesday. ... Keep on reading...
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  • Lead Brexit campaign group faces police inquiry over its spending
    Britain's officially designated Brexit campaign group, Vote Leave, was fined 61,000 pounds ($81,000) on Tuesday for breaching spending rules in the 2016 referendum and referred to the police by the Electoral Commission. ... Keep on reading...
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  • World stocks ride out oil rout as focus turns to Fed
    World stocks recovered some ground on Tuesday as oil prices stabilised, while the dollar edged lower and most other markets were subdued before Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell testifies to the U.S. Congress. ... Keep on reading...
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  • Brexit campaign group Vote Leave referred to police for breaching spending rules
    Britain's electoral commission said on Tuesday it had fined the officially designated pro-Brexit campaign group for breaching spending rules in the 2016 referendum and referred it to the police. ... Keep on reading...
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  • Asia stocks sag on oil’s slide, dollar dips before Fed testimony
    Asian stocks were mostly lower on Tuesday, with a sharp decline in crude oil prices weighing on energy shares, while the dollar dipped ahead of Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell's first U.S. congressional testimony. ... Keep on reading...
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  • Tesla shares fall after CEO Musk abuses British caver
    Shares of Tesla Inc fell over 3.5 percent on Monday after Chief Executive Elon Musk directed abuse on Twitter at one of the British cavers involved in the rescue of 12 Thai children last week. ... Keep on reading...
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  • Asia stocks sag after oil slides, dollar steady before Fed speech
    Asian stocks sagged on Tuesday, weighed by a sharp decline in crude oil prices as Libyan ports reopened, while the dollar steadied ahead of Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell's first congressional testimony. ... Keep on reading...
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  • Trump backs Putin on election meddling at summit, stirs fierce criticism
    Standing side by side with Vladimir Putin, U.S. President Donald Trump refused on Monday to blame the Russian leader for meddling in the 2016 U.S. election, casting doubt on the findings of his own intelligence agencies and sparking a storm of criticism at home. ... Keep on reading...
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  • Asia stocks sag after oil tumbles, dollar on defensive before Fed speech
    Asian stocks sagged on Tuesday, weighed by a sharp decline in crude oil prices as Libyan ports reopened, while the dollar was on the defensive ahead of Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell's first congressional testimony. ... Keep on reading...
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  • FCC raises concerns about Sinclair-Tribune deal; shares skid
    Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai said on Monday he had "serious concerns" about Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc’s proposed $3.9 billion acquisition of Tribune Media Co , a surprise move which could potentially scuttle the deal and sent shares of both companies tumbling. ... Keep on reading...
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  • U.S. lawmakers slam Trump as ‘weak’ in Russia summit; some push new sanctions
    Leading U.S. lawmakers, including numerous Republicans, criticized President Donald Trump on Monday for failing to confront Russian President Vladimir Putin over Moscow's meddling in the 2016 U.S. election as the two heads of nuclear powers stood side-by-side at a joint news conference. ... Keep on reading...
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  • Volcanic lava ‘bomb’ injures 23 people on tour boat in Hawaii
    A blob of hot volcanic lava struck an ocean tour boat just off the Big Island of Hawaii on Monday, injuring nearly two dozen people in the worst casualty incident to date from the ongoing eruption of the Kilauea Volcano, authorities said. ... Keep on reading...
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  • Putin says he told Trump that Russia prepared to extend START treaty: Fox News
    Russian President Vladimir Putin said in an interview broadcast on Monday that he told U.S. President Donald Trump that Russia is prepared to extend the New START nuclear treaty that expires in 2021. ... Keep on reading...
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  • Tesla shares fall after CEO Musk abuses British diver
    Shares of Tesla Inc fell 2.75 percent on Monday after Chief Executive Elon Musk directed abuse on Twitter at one of the British cave divers involved in the rescue of 12 Thai children last week. ... Keep on reading...
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  • Putin says he told Trump Russia prepared to extend START treaty: Fox News
    Russian President Vladimir Putin said in an interview broadcast on Monday he told U.S. President Donald Trump that Russia is prepared to extend the START nuclear treaty that expires in 2021. ... Keep on reading...
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  • Britain’s May wins parliament vote after bowing to Brexit pressure
    British Prime Minister Theresa May won a series of votes in parliament on Monday, keeping her over-arching strategy to leave the European Union just about on track after bowing to pressure from Brexit supporters in her party. ... Keep on reading...
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  • Volcanic lava ‘bomb’ injures 22 people on tour boat in Hawaii
    A blob of hot volcanic lava struck an ocean tour boat just off the Big Island of Hawaii on Monday, injuring at least 22 people in the worst casualty incident to date from the ongoing eruption of the Kilauea Volcano, fire officials said. ... Keep on reading...
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  • Netflix shares tank after big miss on subscriber growth
    Netflix Inc's subscriber growth fell short of Wall Street expectations on Monday, sending shares of the normally high-flying stock down 14 percent on fears that the company's expansion is slowing. ... Keep on reading...
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  • Shock, alarm as Trump backs Putin on election meddling at summit
    Standing side by side with Vladimir Putin, U.S. President Donald Trump refused on Monday to blame the Russian leader for meddling in the 2016 U.S. election, casting doubt on the findings of his own intelligence agencies and sparking a storm of criticism at home. ... Keep on reading...
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  • U.S. lawmakers slam Trump as ‘weak,’ ‘cowardly’ in summit with Putin
    Leading U.S. lawmakers, including numerous Republicans, harshly criticized President Donald Trump on Monday for failing to confront Russian President Vladimir Putin over Moscow's meddling in the 2016 U.S. election as the two presidents of nuclear powers stood side-by-side at a joint press conference. ... Keep on reading...
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  • Mnuchin says U.S. to consider waivers on Iran sanctions
    The United States in certain cases will consider waivers for countries that need more time to wind down imports of oil from Iran as it seeks to avoid disrupting global oil markets while reimposing sanctions against Tehran, U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said. ... Keep on reading...
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  • New York probes alleged tenant harassment by Jared Kushner’s family firm
    The administration of New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has opened a probe into allegations that the real estate firm once led by U.S. President Donald Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner harassed tenants at one of its largest residential buildings. ... Keep on reading...
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  • U.S. lawmakers condemn Trump over Helsinki summit with Putin
    A wave of condemnation by U.S. lawmakers from both Republican and Democratic parties followed President Donald Trump's failure at a Helsinki summit to warn Russian President Vladimir Putin about meddling in the 2016 U.S. election. ... Keep on reading...
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